*Please also see the Registrar's Calendar and the Chaplain's Office Calendar of Religious Holy Days
Materials are due by 5:00 PM unless otherwise noted.
Deadlines reflected are subject to change. For current information, please refer to the Dean’s Office Intranet.
Dates in italics have not been confirmed.

Fall 2015

August 2015

7Harris Fellowship Proposals due
21 Faculty Study Leave proposals from individuals due
21 Applications for Academic Enterprise Leaves for tenured faculty due
21 NEH Summer Stipend Proposals due (internal competition) to Dean
21-26 New Student Orientation
26 Faculty Meeting, 9:30 AM, ARH 302
26 All student work due for internships, directed summer research, including 499 (MAP)
27 Classes begin

September

1 Summer 299 and 499 (MAP) reports due from faculty
4 Department Chairs submit New Course proposals and course changes for spring schedules to division chair
4 Final applications for Fall 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 independent studies due from students off campus previous semester or students continuing a MAP.
4 Summer grades due
7 Fall Faculty-Faculty Tutorial, Course-Related Field Trip, Classroom Visitors, Teaching & Learning Discussion Group, Faculty Weekend Seminar applications due (ISC/AssocDean)
14 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
14 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
14 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
15 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/AssocDean)
15 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/AssocDean)
15 Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/AssocDean)
18 Last day to add a course/audit, drop a course without transcript entry, change to or from S/D/F grade, change audit/credit status
21 Faculty Meeting, 4:00 PM, ARH 302 Election of members (3) of Personnel Appeals Board: 2 Year Term (At first regular Faculty meeting, Fall semester)
21-Nov 6 Course may be withdrawn with a W transcript entry
22 Advising Day for Second-Year Students: Tutorial Reunion during community time
23 American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship applications due (to ACLS)
24 Advising Day for All Students: Departmental programming
25-27 Family Weekend
25 Draft Spring course schedules go to department/concentration chairs for review (from Registrar)
25 Division Chairs notify Registrar/Dean of New Course proposals and course changes
25 Department Chairs submit special topic proposals for spring term to Registrar's Office

October

1 NEH Summer Stipend final applications due (to NEH)
4 Mellon Post-Doc Position Proposals due in Dean's Office (if funding allows) (to S. Ferrari or H. Lobban-Viravong)
4 Statement of Departmental Planning to Support Study Leave Applicants due
5 Faculty Meeting, 4:00 PM, ARH 302
7 Fall Interim Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
12 Departments submit corrected spring schedule to Registrar
12 Last day to declare a major before preregistration
12 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
12 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
12 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
14 Fall Complete Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
14 Term Faculty Staffing Proposals due in Dean's Office
16 Last day to drop credits in excess of 18 without paying overload fees
18 Alumni Scholars nominations due (R. Wolf)
23 Deadline to apply for a Spring Writing Mentor (J. Carl)
16-26 Fall Break

November

2 Faculty Meeting, 4:00 PM, ARH 302 
2 Winter Break Faculty-Faculty Tutorial applications due (ISC/AssocDean)
2 Pre-registration materials sent to academic advisers (Registrar's Office)
2 Grinnell-in-Washington faculty applications due
2 Grinnell-in-London faculty applications due
6 Last day to withdraw from a course with W transcript entry
9 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
9 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
9 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
9-19 Open registration for spring semester
11 Tenure Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
11 Promotion to Professor Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
13 Research Leave proposals for 2016-17 due
13 Sabbatical Leave proposals for 2016-17 due
15 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/AssocDean)
15 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/AssocDean)
15 Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/AssocDean)
15 Convocation proposals due (R. Bly)
16 Faculty Meeting, 4:00 PM, ARH 302
23 Final student applications for Spring 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 (MAP) independent study
26-27 Thanksgiving Break

December

1 Competitive Grant applications due (Dean’s Office)
7 Faculty Meeting, 4:00 PM, ARH 302
2 Faculty Salary Reviews due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
11 Last day of classes
11 Last day to request an Incomplete
14 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
14 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
14 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
14-18 Final Exams for first semester
29 Grades for Fall semester due in Registrar's Office by 12:00 NOON
 

Spring and Summer 2016

Deadlines reflected are subject to change. For current information, please refer to the Dean’s Office Intranet. 

January

1   Fall 2015 499 (MAP) / 299 Reports due from faculty
25 First day of classes, spring semester
26 SFS Proposals due in Dean’s Office
29 Final applications for Spring 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 independent studies due from students off campus previous semester of students continuing a MAP
29 Department Chairs submit new course proposals and course changes to Division Chair

February

1 Faculty Meeting, 4:00 PM, ARH 302
X Election occurring between first and second February Faculty Meetings:

  • Division chair (SCI: Even years; SST & HUM: Odd years) - 2 year term
  • Divisional representatives to Personnel Committee: (SCI and SST: odd years; HUM: even years) - 2 year term;
  • Divisional representative to Curriculum Committee: (SCI: Even years; SST & HUM: Odd years) - 2 year term

1 Spring Faculty-Faculty Tutorial, Course-Related Field Trip, Classroom Visitors, Teaching and Learning Discussion Groups, and Faculty Weekend Seminar applications due (ISC/AssocDean)
1 On-campus Summer Workshop proposals due (ISC/AssocDean)
5 Departments receive schedule materials from Registrar’s Office
5 Summer CSFS 499 MAP funding requests due from faculty
7 Alumni Scholars nominations due (R. Wolf)
8 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
8 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
8 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
8 Department Chairs submit special topic proposals to Registrar's Office
12 Last day to add a course/audit, drop a course without transcript entry, change to or from S/D/F grade, change audit/credit status
15 Course may be withdrawn with a W transcript entry
10 Spring Interim Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
12 Div. Chairs notify Registrar of new course proposals and course changes for course schedule
12 Department Chairs submit 2016-17 schedule to Registrar's Office
15 Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/AssocDean)
15 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/AssocDean)
15 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/AssocDean)
15 Faculty Meeting, 4:00 PM, ARH 302
  Election of At-Large member of Executive Council and At-Large member of Personnel Committee: 2 year term (At second February Faculty Meeting)
X Election of Department Chair for each department: 1 year term with understanding that a second year of service will normally follow. (After second February Faculty Meeting and before spring break.)
21 CFD Fellow Proposals due in Dean's Office

March

2 Spring Complete Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
7 Faculty Meeting, 4:00 PM, ARH 302
14 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
14 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
14 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
18-Apr 4 Spring Break
23 Departments/Concentrations receive schedule from Registrar's Office to proof

April

1 Tenure-track staffing proposals for searches in 2016-17 due in Dean's Office
1 Tenure review external reviewer list and scholarship materials due in Dean’s Office
1 Promotion review external reviewer list and scholarship materials due in Dean’s Office
1 Deadline to apply for a Fall Writing Mentor (J. Carl)
3 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/AssocDean)
3 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/AssocDean)
3 Summer Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/AssocDean)
4 Faculty Meeting, 4:00 PM, ARH 302 Election of Chair and members of FOC: 1 year term. (At first faculty meeting following spring break.)
4 Summer Faculty-Faculty Tutorial and Off-Campus Summer Study/Workshop applications due (ISC/AssocDean)
6 Department Chairs submit final corrections of schedule to Registrar's Office
7 Preregistration information sent to academic advisers (Registrar’s Office)
8 Last day to withdraw from a course with W transcript entry
11 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
11 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
11 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
11-14 Undergraduate Research Symposium
18-28 Pre-registration for Fall Classes
18 Faculty Meeting, 4:00 PM, ARH 302
28 NEH Fellowship applications due (to NEH)

May

1 Academic Equipment Requests due (from Dept. Chairs)
2 Final student applications for Fall 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 (MAP) independent study (Registrar)
2 Faculty Meeting, 4:00 PM, ARH 302
  Election of members of faculty committees, and, if appropriate year, College Marshal, 3 yr. term (FOC to present nominations at a regular faculty meeting in May)
2 Summer student 499 (MAP) Application Part A due to Registrar's Office
9 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102) (tentative)
9 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022) (tentative)
9 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152) (tentative)
13 Last Day of Classes
16-20 Final Exam Week
21 Senior grade reports due in Registrar's Office by 12:00 NOON
23 Commencement, 10:00 AM
30 Spring 2016 499 (MAP) / 299 Reports due from faculty
31 Grades for Spring semester due in Registrar's Office by 12:00 NOON

June

6 Final student applications for summer research 299, 399, 499 (MAP, Part B) due (Registrar)

July

1 Faculty Activity Report information for 2015-16 due
1 Senior Faculty Status Annual Reports due (Sedona)

August

5 Harris Fellowship Proposals
19 Faculty Study Leave proposals from individuals due
19 Applications for Academic Enterprise Leaves for tenured faculty due
24 Student projects due for Directed Summer Research and Internships